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Obesity Discrimination

Woman Can't Fit Into Skirt, Denied Job

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.13.2012 | Money

Jennifer Rogers, 20, looked great on paper for a job at the Tilted Kilt, a sports bar in Palm Desert, Calif. She made it through the application proce...

Christina Wilkie

Too Fat To Work? Advocates Debate Whether Obesity Is Disability

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.04.2012 | Business

"I've been a fat person all my life," said Peggy Howell, 65, of Las Vegas, Nevada. "I went from being a chubby kid to a fat teenager to a fat adult." ...

Losing Weight, Hate and Obesity Bias

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

We need to stop blaming, hating and discriminating against obese people, but equally important, we need to use what we know to solve obesity and the obesity epidemic. That is the real solution to the evil of obesity bias.

Student Says Bar Said She Was Too Fat

Posted 04.30.2012 | College

A University of Iowa student says that a local bar wouldn't let her dance on a platform because she was "not pretty enough" and "obviously pregnant," ...